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Adult Literacy League -Tutoring

The Adult Literacy League provides tutoring and classes for those in need.

Services include:

  • Tutoring, teaching reading, writing, and English literacy skills
  • English conversation and English language literacy (ESOL)
  • Adult Basic Education (ABE)
  • GED
  • Math
  • Computer skills

Please call or visit website for more information.

FTRI - Special Telephones for the Hearing/Speech Challenged

FTRI has special telephone equipment for people who are hearing or speech challenged. Clients can call other people who use a standard phone. There are also services available for those who speak Spanish.
FTRI has a variety of amplified phones, TTY, Voice Carry-Over (VCO), Hearing Carry-Over (HCO) and CapTel phones. Please see the website for all available equipment.

To qualify, client must be a permanent Florida resident, at least 3 years of age, has a certified hearing loss or speech difficulty and a working landline.

To call Florida Relay, dial 7-1-1 or use one of the phone numbers below:
Voice: 1.800.955.8770
TTY: 1.800.955.8771
ASCII: 1.800.955.1339
VCO-Direct: 1.877.955.8260
STS: 1.877.955.5334
Spanish: 1.877.955.8773

Pet Owner Assistance - Humane Society of the United States

The Humane Society has a list on their website of national organizations that provide financial help to pet owners in need. A state by state list of other helpful organizations is also provided. Pet food and helping with spay/neuter needs are among areas of help for pet owners. There are also suggestions on what to do if your pet needs emergency care and you cannot afford a veterinarian.

Please see the website for more details.